Logistics Analyst in Carlisle, PA at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Logistics Analyst

Carlisle Construction Materials, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an immediate opening for a Logistics Analyst, at its Carlisle, PA location.  This position is a Part-time Internship, requiring a minimum of 10 hours per week with the opportunity to go permanent upon graduation.  

The Logistics Analyst is responsible for dispatching all truckload shipments from the Carlisle campus to ensure the timely delivery of materials to our customers.  This position will review shipment requirements carefully to ensure the appropriate carrier and mode is selected to minimize freight cost and insure exception free delivery, and will calculate freight cost on all truckload shipments from the Carlisle facility and apply accessorial charges accurately.  In addition, the Logistics Analyst will confirm delivery of jobsite shipments with customer. This position is responsible for the expenditure of approximately $6 million per year. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Dispatch outbound truckload shipments to approved carriers for timely delivery to our customers.  Work closely with Sales, Customer Service, and our base of carriers to ensure the efficient delivery of our goods. 
  • Trace or re-consign truckload shipments on outbound basis to provide administrators with up-to-date shipment information as needed.  Provide truckload freight quotes on individual shipments to Customer Service and confirm job site deliveries with customers.
  • Work to maintain good carrier relations and communications. Work with carriers to understand needs regarding reload possibilities and specific lanes that they prefer to haul goods. 
  • Take proactive steps to avoid detention.  Document detention charges incurred and notify customer service for direct billing to customer. 
  • Responsible for using the most economical carrier to meet the requirements of our customer.  Responsible for calculating truckload freight charges and assigning these charges to the correct product code for entry in the delivery.  Negotiate spot contracts to move specific loads in difficult transportation lanes.
  • Help Traffic Supervisor assess material availability versus delivery date, developing options to avoid backorders.
  • Serve as backup to the Traffic Supervisor. 
  • Support/fill in for other shipping office staff.  Cross training required to be able to do all job tasks.  

Minimum Job Requirements

  • An active Senior majoring in Business Administration, Supply Chain or a related discipline.
  • Prior internship experience in logistics, supply chain, or a related field.
  • Candidates must have good analytical skills to examine each delivery for type of equipment needed, length of haul, calculate freight cost, and carrier lane preference. 
  • Strong computer skills are required.  SAP experience is highly preferred. 
  • The ability to work cross-functionally and cross-departmentally is also required.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.   


Carlisle Construction Materials offers a competitive benefits package which includes 401k, medical/dental/prescription drug, and life insurance, flex spending, educational assistance, holiday and vacation pay.


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